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Dec 3, 2013 2:30pm PST
don't. like hawks and eagles, whose backs one seldom see because most of the time, they hover above you. i was born in a hut. i lived there with seven brothers and sisters and a pig, out there in the grey fields where never a tree grew. but from the window, i could see the wall of his lordship's park with apple trees growing above it. it was a garden of paradise. and there stood many evil angels with flaming swords to guard it. but despite them, i and other boys found a way into the tree of life. ah, you despise me now? oh, i suppose all small boys steal apples. oh, yeah, you can say that, but you despise me. however, one day, i went in there with my mother to weed the onion beds. on one side of the garden, there was a turkish pavilion under the shadow jasmine trees, covered in honey suckle. i've never seen such a building. what could it be for? people went in and came out again. and then one day, the door was left open and i crept in. i saw the walls hung with pictures of kings and emperors. and there were red curtains at the windows with tassels. ah, now you understand, it was the lav
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
eagles and his hope of heaven in the roundel of the virgin and child above his head. this monument in itself is a wordless combination of the christian and the classical. this is the pantheon, the most perfectly preserved temple of ancient rome. scholars like bruni and the artists of renaissance florence had a passionate love affair with antiquity. the humanists recovered and translated the texts, the artists studied the statues and the frescoes. but they were not simply copying the achievements of the ancient world-- they were transforming them. this renaissance design for an ideal city uses classical architecture to create a perfect environment based upon reason and order. and in perhaps the most famous image of man by a renaissance artist, leonardo da vinci is illustrating the roman author vitruvius. man, in his ideal proportions, is the measure of all things. out of their preoccupation with classical harmony and proportion, renaissance artists created these new images of man and woman. [bells ringing] inside the palazzo vecchio, the 5,000 or so florentines who had the right to
LINKTV
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
he discovers that the eagle's back is scabbed. right. that there's black around the fingernails. yes. that the white skin is only makeup. right. it's--his complexity is the dichotomy of-- about position and class, shared by many who seek to lift themselves, particularly from the most humble beginning and where the ambition is highest. so the loathing and liking exist side by side, the envy and despising at the same time. there is also the simple satisfaction of if you are, if you are-- the control. --if you are handsome and attractive and know that you are. the satisfaction that comes from seducing someone successfully has its own ends, which has got nothing to do with the other person at all. hmm. but i wanted to die beautifully and pleasantly and without any pain. and then i remembered that it was dangerous to sleep under an elder bush. and we had a big one in flower. i stripped it of everything it held, and then i lay down in the oat bin. have you ever noticed how beautiful oats are, soft to touch like human skin? well, i shut the lid and i closed my eyes and i fell asleep. a
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